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At Innovative Optics, we believe it’s our mission to not only provide the industry’s best laser safety eyewear, but to also educate and encourage training holistically. Our team is composed of Certified Laser Safety Officers who are available to answer any questions you may have.

We’ve collaborated with a titan of the industry, John Hoopman, and his Fundamentals of Light training course to help clinicians develop a foundational understanding of lasers, to help keep them and their patients safe. We also want to ensure your practice is compliant with all laser regulations and requirements.

At Innovative Optics, we don’t simply sell top-of-the-line laser safety equipment. We spearhead new product innovation, develop breakthroughs in the industry, and collaborate with the most experienced and respected doctors across the globe. In doing so, we’re able to provide both the best products, and the best guidance for our customers. Since 1993, we’ve been helping the industry grow and expand, and we believe our job is to share our knowledge and experience with you, to ensure safety, compliance, and best practices on all things laser safety.

Explore Our Educational Resources Below

Foundations of Laser and Light Course

Course by John Hoopman

About the Course

A comprehensive foundation in laser physics and laser safety to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers who utilize medical laser systems in the care of their patients. Education is the single most effective way to help reduce potentially litigious situations. This course is structured to comply with the Training Programs Certification and Credentialing recommended by ANSI Z136.3, 2018 “American National Standard for the Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care” Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3. For more information on your state’s requirements, you can find contact information here.


The Process

Complete your order through the Innovative Optics website. The John Hoopman team will provide you with your course within three business days via email.


About John E. Hoopman

John E. Hoopman, CMLSO is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in patient advocacy. John is an active and guiding member of organizations like the ANSI Z136.3 laser safety committee, past vice chair of the ANSI Z136.3 (11 year tenure), laser consultant and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) – Traveling Professor. John was distinguished with the “Excellence in Nursing and Allied Health” award as a fellow member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) in 2018.


For Our Friends In Canada: Canadian Laser Safety

Canadian Laser Safety is the leader in industry-related Laser Safety Officer education and training in Canada. CLS is an administrative authority whose objective is to deliver high-quality, industry specific, Laser Safety Officer education and training ensuring compliance with regulations; promoting awareness to industry; and collaborating with members to improve the state of laser safety in Canada.

Visit Canadian Laser Safety to learn more.

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